Modelling and Analytics for a Sustainable Society (MASS) is a Leverhulme Doctoral Scholarships programme at The University of Nottingham. It offers students the opportunity to work on tackling global challenges such as food shortages, lack of water, and insufficient clean energy using mathematics, and optimising resources through predictive modelling and statistical analysis.
Three fully-funded scholarships are available to start in Autumn 2018.
Students will be part of a new generation of mathematicians who have greater awareness of the complex problems and wider societal issues involved in sustainability and will work on projects based around energy, food, water and society.
Leverhulme Doctoral Scholars will benefit from:
- exposure to sustainability research within an outstanding, vibrant research environment in mathematics, resource science, engineering and social sciences
- working in the new £7m Mathematical Sciences Building
- opportunities for international engagement
The scholarships will cover PhD tuition fees for UK/EU students, plus a tax-free stipend of £14,296 per annum (2017 rate, 2018 rates yet to be confirmed)
International students will need to cover the difference between UK-EU and international tuition fees (actual amount to be confirmed in Spring 2018).
A first-class or upper-second-class honours degree, and/or a distinction or high merit at MSc level in Mathematics or a subject with a strong mathematical component.